Marine-i has called on businesses in Cornwall to seize the opportunity offered by a new Government funding scheme that will support the development of innovative floating offshore wind technologies. Marine-i has also offered practical support to these businesses, by providing access to world-class testing facilities and assisting in the formation of new collaborations between companies. […]
A £3.2m investment from the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is boosting production of one of the UK’s best known cheeses. The LEP’s grant from the Government’s Getting Building Fund is supporting the multi-million pound expansion of the world-class Saputo Dairy UK creamery in Davidstow to increase production of cheddar and […]
The Export Academy, from the Department for International Trade (DIT), gives small and micro-businesses the know-how to sell to customers around the world with confidence. It’s aimed at a wide range of businesses – they could be selling children’s clothes to Spain online, or providing PR services to a new client in the US. Whether […]
A package of measures to help businesses in England build back better following the pandemic has been announced by the Government today. The Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Export Growth Plan provides additional financial support and expertise, some of which is targeted towards specific regions that are most in need. The plan includes a £38 […]
During this challenging time for our creative industries, the Creative Cornwall Calling campaign has been devised to support projects and ideas across all of Cornwall. Cornwall Council is pledging £15,000 match-funding towards some brilliant creative projects. Read the full criteria here.
An £8.4 million (€9.5 million) investment in Goonhilly Earth Station in Cornwall, South West England, will help create the world’s first commercial deep-space communications station, capable of tracking future missions to the Moon and Mars. Under a new project announced today by the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Goonhilly will be […]
The next Marine-i Discovery Room event will focus on two power systems that will play a vital role in the future of marine vessels: Hybrid Propulsion and Smart Battery Technology. It takes place at the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth on Wednesday 21st February. Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i provides support […]
Marine-i, the EU funded programme set up to boost the marine technology sector in Cornwall, has made its first grant award to Cornish marinetech company Triskel Marine. Employing eight people, Triskel Marine is a hi-tech company which recently moved to the Marine Enterprise Zone in Hayle, Cornwall. The company specialises in marine data management, communications […]
Farmers have historically been early adopters of technology whether it is the move from horses to tractors or the adoption of GPS and other precision farming techniques. The constant drive to improve farm efficiency and profitability is an ever increasing challenge as well as an opportunity. However, with a few notable exceptions, Cornwall and the […]
An exciting opportunity has arisen with the SpaceTech Incubation Initiative who are offering up to six promising space technology businesses the chance to participate in an award-winning entrepreneurs’ programme on behalf of SETsquared, the global no.1 university business incubator. The programme, which will be held at Exeter Science Park from 26-28 February 2018 aims to […]
The unique COAST Lab testing facility at Plymouth University will be the star attraction at Marine-i’s next Discovery Room event, which will be hosted at the university on Thursday 1st February. Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i provides support for the marine technology sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Its […]
Today, the OX, the world’s first flatpack vehicle did one of its longest ever drives to date – touring Cornwall. It’s designed to be a low-cost, all-terrain small truck that can be driven on and off-road to help remote communities in the likes of Africa to transport food, water, building supplies and people. The brainchild […]
Whether you’re a freelancer looking for a shared workspace to meet new people and host clients, a start up exploring your first office space, or an employee working remotely and in need of some flexible hot-desking, there’s no shortage of coworking spaces in Cornwall. Here we’ve highlighted some popular flexible and coworking spaces in the […]
This week, Norwegian Offshore Wind – the largest representative offshore wind body in Norway, will travel to Cornwall to gain a better understanding of the region’s Floating Offshore Wind (FLOW) opportunities. Cornwall Trade and Investment, in partnership with Celtic Sea Power, will host the Norwegian contingent, who will meet with a number of organisations in […]
Agri-tech is a cornerstone of efficient, sustainable food production – and a new conference in South West England promises to lead the way by showcasing the latest opportunities and development. The region is an agri-tech powerhouse, with 14 universities offering a range of research specialisms and collaborating with industry to develop spin-off companies. “Following the […]
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